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Leukemia

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  • Federal law supercedes condo association's edict on medical alert dog

    Q: I live in a condominium complex, and the association won't allow me to have a medical alert dog without a certification from a dog trainer. I want a dog who can bark at the door when I remove my hearing aids. I have chronic pain and I believe a dog...
  • Baltimore has lost two great men

     Baltimore has lost two great men
    An "icon" is a person who is very successful, admired and well-known. Baltimore has lost two icons recently. Edward "Eddie" Dopkin died last week of leukemia. Eddie was the owner of Miss Shirley's Café and an owner of his family's catering business. About...
  • Magazine publisher, Jack Bierman, dies at 71

    Magazine publisher, Jack Bierman, dies at 71
    On the first Friday of October, Jack Bierman escorted his younger daughter, Clare, onto the football field at La Cañada High School, where she was honored as a member of the LCHS Homecoming Court. Two weeks later, the elder Bierman was in Huntington...
  • Commentary: Tapping God's voice for 25 years

    A musical celebration takes place at Newport Harbor Lutheran Church & School (NHLCS) at 9:15 a.m. every Sunday thanks to the Rev. William Wells. He marked his 25th anniversary as its minister of music and organist during a ceremony Sunday. "For me, every...
  • UC San Diego gets $100-million gift for stem cell research

    UC San Diego gets $100-million gift for stem cell research
    Thanks to a $100-million donation, UC San Diego will be creating a new clinical center to study how the use of stem cells may help cure or alleviate leukemia, spinal cord injuries, Alzheimer’s disease and other health problems, officials announced...
  • A year of flux in Baltimore's dining scene

    A year of flux in Baltimore's dining scene
    The year 2013 was, for the most part, a positive one on the Baltimore dining scene, except perhaps for trend-spotters. For every sign, there was a counter-sign. The sudden closing of a restaurant was followed by an unexpected, or at least not highly...
  • Racing lover Jeremy Grim's final lap is funeral procession

    They did the nicest thing for Jeremy Grim at his funeral. You couldn't have imagined a nicer thing, or a more fitting one. As the funeral procession made its way from the funeral home to the cemetery on Monday, it took a detour onto the grounds of the...
  • Suzanne Elaine Vercruse November 29, 1948 - November 14, 2013

    Suzanne Elaine Vercruse  November 29, 1948 - November 14, 2013
    Suzanne Elaine Vercruse passed away at Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, CA on Thursday from complications of a massive stroke associated with CLL Leukemia. She was 64. Mrs. Vercruse grew up in the San Gabriel Valley with many friends and family in...
  • A Caregiver Longs For Remembered Hugs

    A lot of people pay for intimacy, and I don't mean solely for sex. I pay for the luxury of physical contact. I don't hire a gigolo or a male escort. I visit a masseuse. You see, I'm a caregiver. I'm trying to cope with the stress, sadness, guilt and...
  • Ray Romano Brings Laughs to International Myeloma Foundation's Comedy Celebration

    The International Myeloma Foundation used the power of celebrity and laughter to benefit the Peter Boyle Research Fund and support the Black Swan Research Initiative at the 7th annual Comedy Celebration, held at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre & Club in LA...
  • T.J. Martell Family Day Raises Funds for Children's Hospital

    Some 450 kids and parents descended on the CBS Studio Center Back Lot in Studio City Sunday afternoon for the the T.J. Martell Foundation's 5th Annual Family Day L.A. Pop duo Karmin, "American Idol" finalist Jessica Sanchez, new pop star Megan Nicole...